Meet Your Genealogy Librarian

Connect with us to get started on your family tree. Your genealogy librarian is an exceptional resource.

What’s in your DNA

Gain insight into DNA testing that is helping people connect to their ethnicity and find lost family members.

Discover your Swedish roots

If you have Swedish roots, you may not need to dig very deep to find details about your ancestors. 

Planning family reunions

Connect with your current family and your family’s history at a family reunion.

PBS Genealogy Roadshow

Bring the Genealogy Roadshow to Topeka

Wouldn’t it be a great idea to showcase our local genealogy and history on the Genealogy Roadshow? Well we think so! Find out what you can do.

Family Tree Magazine on Flipster

Family Tree Magazine is the premiere publication about genealogy and is a must-read for those who are passionate about their family history. You can read it for free, every month, with your library card!

New African American Newspaper Collection!

Explore African American history, culture and experience from the 16th through 20th centuries. The new database includes 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience from more than 35 states.